The Galaxy moved five points clear of last season’s runners-up FC Dallas with a 1-0 away win over Los Angeles rivals Chivas USA courtesy of Chad Barrett’s 26th minute goal as the Union beat Chicago Fire 2-1 at home to replace New York Red Bulls at the summit of the East.
San Jose Earthquakes held off New England Revolution to win 2-1 at home with all three goals coming in a frantic final 20 minutes whilst Portland Timbers stretched their perfect home run to five wins from five games with a 1-0 result over Columbus Crew.
2011 MLS season – Week 10 scores
Seattle Sounders: 1 (Jeff Parke 90+3’)
Sporting Kansas City: 0
Qwest Field, Seattle, WA – 36,098
San Jose Earthquakes: 2 (Ellis McLoughlin 71’, Bobby Convey 83’)
New England Revolution: 1 (Chris Tierney 86’)
Buck Shaw Stadium, Santa Clara, CA – 9,736